Clara Elementary School

  • Clara Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Clara Elementary School's student population of 474 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students474 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Clara Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clara Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clara Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#256 out of 840 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clara Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clara Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Clara Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Clara Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
4%
Black
19%
49%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Clara Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
80%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Clara Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clara Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.330.58
This chart display the diversity score of Clara Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Clara Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Clara Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mississippi by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWAYNE CO SCHOOL DIST School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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